Items tagged: genetic engineering

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Test Your Knowledge of GMOs

October 9, 2017 - 7:03 pm

Are GMOs good or bad? Why is online information so conflicting? Why are the results of scientific research so dramatically different from one study to the next? This quiz contains 15 quick multiple-choice questions to help you become more aware about genetically modified organisms. Once you start...

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March Against Monsanto on May 21

May 23, 2016 - 2:19 pm

Each year during the month of May, people all around the world join together in a Global March Against Monsanto (the #1 corporation responsible for GMO crops). Rachel Parent invites you to join her and her fellow Kids Right to Know children and teens march together through the streets of Toronto. Mark...

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Buy Today and March to Our Theme Song Tomorrow!

May 20, 2016 - 2:25 pm

There's still time! Click the CD cover below: for just 99 cents you can purchase and download the Kids Right to Know Theme song—perfect for marching along at the March Against Monsanto... TOMORROW! Join Rachel tomorrow at Queens Park in Toronto at 11:00 am (near the Edward the 5th statue). Learn...

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Rachel Parent Targeted by Pro-GMO Lobby

December 23, 2015 - 2:42 pm

By Allison Vuchnich Network Correspondent • Global News Canada Newly released documents reveal a Canadian teenager and her activism on the issue of GMO labelling were the subject of emails strategizing how her message could be countered nearly two years ago. At the time, Rachel Parent was...

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Launching of Canadian Council on Food Sovereignty and Health - May 24, 2015

May 24, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Join us at the official launch date for the Canadian Council on Food Sovereignty and Health, a national food advocacy organization in Windsor-Essex, the largest food-producing region in Canada. Sunday May 24, 2015 1-4pm Giovanni Caboto Club 2175 Parent Avenue Windsor, Ontario N8X 4K2 Tickets...

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The Pro-Farmer, Anti-GMO Mainstream Movie We Can All Help Bring To The World

May 11, 2015 - 1:53 pm

by Mark DeNicola As originally posted on www.collective-evolution.com It was several months ago that actor David Christopher reached out to me and the rest of the CE team to inform us of his upcoming feature film, “The Seed.” While intended to be visually on par with every mainstream Hollywood...

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Sustainable Food Systems Dialogues at THE MUSEUM

March 8, 2015 - 7:43 pm

Every Sunday from January 18 until March 8 . What could be more important than feeding ourselves daily? Do you ever wonder how food is grown in the farmlands around you? Perhaps you’re wondering what it means to be ‘organic’ and how you can afford it? What does it mean to be sustainable? Are...

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Festival of Dangerous Ideas - November 15

November 15, 2014 - 4:46 pm

Festival of Dangerous Ideas Food for Thought… Exploring Our Relationship to Our Food System through a Convergence of Music, Art and Conversation Saturday November 15, 2014 at Daniels Spectrum 585 Dundas Street East Downtown Toronto Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Vandana Shiva, along...

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Genetic Engineering Tour with Dr. Thierry Vrain - November 13

November 13, 2014 - 4:51 pm

Do you have questions or concerns regarding genetically engineered (GE) foods and your health? The 2014 Genetically Engineered Foods and Your Health Cross-Canada Speakers’ Tour seeks to provide the Canadian public with an opportunity to discuss their concerns around GE foods from a scientific...

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GMOs Are A Bad Idea. If A 15 Year Old Can See It So Clearly, Why Can’t Many Scientists?

November 13, 2014 - 1:49 pm

By Joe Martino As originally posted on www.collective-evolution.com Recently TEDx Toronto held its event which featured a popular figure amongst the GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) community, Rachel Parent. She first started studying GMOs at the age of 12 while doing a school project. By...

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Great Meeting with Rona Ambrose to Discuss GMOs

November 7, 2014 - 5:00 pm

For more than a year, Rachel Parent has challenged Rona Ambrose to discuss the labelling of genetically modified food. Finally after Global Canada News got involved, Canada's Health Minister met with Rachel at 4 pm this past Wednesday November 5 in Ottawa. Scheduled for 30 minutes, the meeting ran...

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Support M-480 for Mandatory GMO Labeling in Canada

September 12, 2014 - 1:38 pm

Do you want GMO LABELING in Canada? Motion M-480 for Mandatory GMO Labeling has been presented to the House of Commons. Now it's up to us Canadians to convince all of the Members of Parliament that we demand our RIGHT TO KNOW. In June of 2014, Member of Parliament Murray Rankin presented motion M-480 calling...

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Take Action!

August 6, 2014 - 2:23 pm

Over 60 countries around the world ban, restrict, and label GMOs—including the entire European Union—but not Canada. Click the TAKE ACTION link up above to find out what you can do… Calling Canada's Health Minister Rona Ambrose... http://youtu.be/xHAsp5P_qYo After submitting two couriered...

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Demand GMO Labelling in Canada before September 11

July 30, 2014 - 12:38 pm

In the 2013 Speech from the Throne, the Government of Canada made the commitment to consult with parents and consumers on ways to improve food labels. Food labels are the main way for consumers to identify nutritional content, specific ingredients, potential food allergen risks, and to compare products...

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